Vietnamese Culture: Múa rối nước | Water Puppetry

Vietnamese Culture: Múa rối nước | Water Puppetry

Originated in the villages of the Red River Delta area of northern Vietnam, water puppetry (Múa rối nước) is a tradition that dates back as far as the 11th century. Today’s Vietnamese water puppetry is a unique variation on the ancient Asian puppet tradition. How the...
VLS Students and Harvard Corner at VLS

VLS Students and Harvard Corner at VLS

[English below] Đây là Stephen và Charlotte, đến từ đại học Harvard và đang là học viên học tiếng Việt tại VLS. Stephen đến học với VLS từ tháng 8/2017 ngay khi vừa tốt nghiệp ĐH Harvard, Stephen từng chia sẻ:“After studying at 5 different language schools across...
Vietnamese Culture: Tò he

Vietnamese Culture: Tò he

Tò he toys are made from sticky rice dough. Colorful pieces of dough are shaped into tiny, vivid animals or characters. The dye used to color the sticky rice dough is organic and mostly made from vegetables; Black made from burnt straw, red from sappan wood, green...
Vietnamese Cuisine: Cá lóc nướng trui

Vietnamese Cuisine: Cá lóc nướng trui

This is a typical rustic dish from the plains areas of southern Vietnam. Farmers originally cooked it after working all day in the field. While men dug canals and bailed out water, women picked greens and made sauces. Fish caught from canals of the rice fields are...